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Can we know people by the words they put on a page? Understanding a person’s ideas takes time and study. But you literally can get a pictorial implication of some text by pasting it into Wordle, a text-cloud toy that is the brainchild of IBM senior software engineer Jonathan Feinberg.
In this episode of Computer Science Spotlight, Jonathan talks about his inspiration for creating Wordle and his approach toward visualization problems.
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Series producer: Barbara Finkelstein
Music: "The Onion" by Church of Betty
Last updated on September 25, 2008